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Achievement Award


  Definition Recognition of sustained, exceptional performance and/or significant contributions over an extended period of time which represents a major portion of the employee’s area of responsibilities, including performance or project goals above and beyond normal performance expectations.    Achievement Award
Eligibility PPSM (PSS or MSP) Employee in appointments: Career, Partial Year Career, or Contract employee. 
Budget Source Campus allocated funds to Student Affairs.
Approval Level The Vice Chancellor in consultation with the Employee Engagement Committee.
Information Requested Completion of nomination form with information which may include project description and results/impact of contribution.
Criteria All recognition awards use one or more of the following Operating Principles:
•  We include and excel, together  
•  We are accountable to each other 
•  We imagine and innovate 
•  We focus on service
•  We simplify   

For the comprehensive descriptions, please see: vcaf.berkeley.edu/what-we-do/leading-best-practices/operating-principles

Amount Amount $2,000 – $10,000 – amount determined by Employee Engagement committee based on impact of the achievements. If a team award is provided each member receives $1,000.
Time Period of Award For the award period of July 1, 2013-June 30, 2014, awards may be granted for achievements that occurred during the current fiscal calendar year.
Frequency of Award One Achievement and two Spot Awards with a cumulative amount in the fiscal year not to exceed 10% of the employee’s annual base salary or $10,000, whichever amount is less.